tangle + -some
tanglesome (comparative more tanglesome, superlative most tanglesome)
- tangled, entangled
1850, Edward Livermore, Phebe, The Blackberry Girl:
- It is not to tease you, and hurt you, my sweet, But only for kindness and care, That I wash you and dress you, and make you look neat, And comb out your tanglesome hair.